Hakan Erdogmus and John Favaro explain why agility is good and when. They associate agility with flexibility which can lead to a better but more costly decision making process.
Les Hatton, Clive King, Paul Good, Mike Andrews and Michiel van Genuchten (moderator) discuss the impact of software engineering on our lives.
Mike Andrews discusses architecting for failure even you when don’t know what might fail.
Les Hatton theorizes the possibility to predict the number of defects in software systems based on the observation that such systems have properties independent of why, how or who implemented them.
Diomidis Spinellis discusses measures, methods, tools and techniques used in a fight against widespread tax evasion, bureaucracy, fraud and corruption in Greece.
Michael Feathers advices on creating an organizational process and culture that can enhance software development in a way that reduces technical debt.
Christof Ebert discusses technical debt including a Netscape vs. IE case study and provides a framework with practices for managing technical debt.